Judiciary

File photo of Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

CJI Ranjan Gogoi appears before panel probing sexual harassment charges against him

CJI Gogoi took part in the proceedings a day after the complainant refused to participate, saying she felt ‘frightened’ of the in-house committee’s atmosphere.
Jet Airways

Delhi High Court seeks response from Jet Airways on plea to refund passengers

The Delhi High Court was hearing a plea seeking direction to the civil aviation ministry to ensure airlines reimburse passengers if flights are suspended.
Supreme Court of India

Twist in CJI Gogoi story: Police wanted woman jailed despite Haryana man ‘not fearing her’

Naveen Kumar, who accused woman in CJI sexual harassment complaint of threatening him in a cheating case, had told police he no longer feared her.
Ranjan Gogoi takes his oath after being appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of India | PTI

Woman who accused CJI Gogoi of sexual harassment withdraws from complaint hearing

The former Supreme Court employee claims the atmosphere of the 3-judge committee was ‘frightening’, and her lawyer was not allowed to attend.
Supreme Court of India

Top court tells Centre to file response to pleas seeking review of Rafale verdict by 4 May

The Supreme Court rejected the Centre's plea for 4 weeks time to file its response to petitions seeking a review of the Rafale verdict.

Puducherry L-G Kiran Bedi can’t interfere in govt’s daily affairs, says Madras High Court

In its order, the Madras High Court set aside two central govt communications that elevated the powers of Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi.
M.L. Sharma

Another lawyer claims conspiracy against CJI Gogoi, says SC advocates trying to defame him

Lawyer M.L. Sharma, known for poorly-drafted petitions, is seeking prosecution against senior Supreme Court lawyers for their attempt to 'destabilise' judiciary.
File photo of Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in Kolkata | PTI

Supreme Court wants CBI to provide evidence before interrogating Rajeev Kumar in chit fund case

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar was earlier heading the West Bengal Police SIT probing the Saradha chit fund scam case.
Image of Ranjan Gogoi | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint.in

Lawyer Utsav Bains says Prashant Bhushan ‘backstabbed’ him in CJI Gogoi controversy

SC lawyer Prashant Bhushan claimed Utsav Bains met Ranjan Gogoi twice before filing affidavit in SC in which he claimed larger conspiracy to frame CJI.
Young lawyers outside the Supreme Court

New twist to CJI Gogoi crisis: More SC staff suspected to be part of ‘Ambani order fudging’

Delhi Police Crime Branch claims to have arrived at the conclusion following the interrogation of the two former Supreme Court staff arrested in the case.

On Camera

PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.
GoT

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

Defence

After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?